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Celebrate the contributions of Hispanic and Latinx people throughout the month and all year long! Below are some booklists celebrating Latinx stories and authors, created by our friends at Marin County Free Library.
Paula Nichols has over 12 years of experience helping high school students “Reflect, Focus, and Express” in creating meaningful college essay narratives. She joins us again to offer her popular free information sessions for teens (and parents too)! Attend one or both.
Bonus! Participants may sign up for a complimentary private consultation with Paula post workshop.
Lea brings us a pint-size storytime in Spanish and English!
Only the Cat Saw, and Lo que pasa en la noche
Events, Services & More
Please join us on Wednesday, September 23rd at 6PM for a very special event featuring Keith Knight! Registration is full, but you can catch it live on our Facebook page.
KEITH KNIGHT is a rapper, social activist, father and educator. Knight is part of a generation of African-American artists who were raised on hip-hop, and infuse their work with urgency, edge, humor, satire, politics and race. The NAACP recognized him as a 2015 History Maker. Woke, a show based on Keith, debuts on Hulu on September 9th. He’s the creator of three popular comic strips: The Knight Life, (th)ink, and the K Chronicles.
Join us for a book discussion followed by an author talk and Q&A with Ernesto Cisneros, author of Efrén Divided. In this new middle-grade novel, middle school student Efrén Nava must balance school work and friendships while finding a way to bring his mother home after she is deported to Mexico.
The Library of Congress National Books Festival: Celebrating American Ingenuity
Registration is now OPEN for the 20th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival, to be held online Sept. 25-27. More than a hundred best-selling authors, novelists, historians, poets and children's writers will be on hand; register today and start building your schedule for this free festival!
The National Book Festival will culminate in a two-hour PBS Books special exploring ingenuity of acclaimed American authors. Hosted by Hoda Kotb, the special will premiere on Sunday, September 27th at 6pm on KQED PLUS.
Leading up to the special, PBS Books is hosting virtual events to showcase several talented, ingenious authors who will be featured. These intimate, moderated Q&As will be deep-dives into the work of some of the most celebrated literary luminaries of our time, all while providing insights into the upcoming festival.
Check-out our Marin County Park Passes to explore our beautiful parks for free! Good for one passenger vehicle entry and parking at Black Point Boat Launch, Miller Point Boat Launch, Stafford Lake Park, Paradise Beach Park, and McNear Beach Park.